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Legal News for Mon 6/3 - Wall Street Law Firms Entering Sports Deals and Facing Upheaval in Self-Reg, DE Ruling on Zantac Lawsuits and Boeing Execs Unlikely to Face Charges
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Legal News for Mon 6/3 - Wall Street Law Firms Entering Sports Deals and Facing Upheaval in Self-Reg, DE Ruling on Zantac Lawsuits and Boeing Execs Unlikely to Face Charges

Wall Street law firms entering sports deals, DE ruling on Zantac lawsuits proceeding, Boeing executives unlikely to face 737 crash charges, and potential upheaval for Wall Street's self-regulation.
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This Day in Legal History: First Federal Child Labor Law Deemed Unconstitutional

On June 3, 1918, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Hammer v. Dagenhart that the Keating-Owen Child Labor Act was unconstitutional. This landmark decision marked a significant moment in the legal battle over child labor laws in the United States. The Keating-Owen Act, passed in 1916, aimed to regulate child labor by prohibiting the interstate shipment of goods produced by children under certain ages and conditions. However, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, found that the Act exceeded the powers granted to Congress under the Commerce Clause of the Constitution.

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